MBA in Supply Chain Management

Online MBA in Supply Chain Management

Provide all the right materials at just the right time. With an MBA in Supply Chain Management from the Forbes School of Business® at Ashford University, you will further develop your logistics management skills, including materials management, evaluation and measurement, as well as distribution and inventory systems. Through three specific courses of the Supply Chain Management specialization, you will complement your competency in business administration while gaining more specifically focused study in operations, production and delivery methods, quantitative methods, logistics, strategic planning, and project management.

Earn your MBA with Supply Chain Management specialization online

Get your education on your schedule. Through easy-to-master online applications, you can earn your MBA with Supply Chain Management specialization from Ashford University. This online supply chain management focused degree will give you valuable, real-world skills that can be applied to almost any supply chain management task. Get started with Ashford University.

What is an MBA in Supply Chain Management?

An MBA in Supply Chain Management combines the business acumen of a Master of Business Administration with a focus on logistics management, from materials and development and to strategic planning, project management, and inventory considerations like purchasing, production, and delivery. Well-suited to business people with organizational and problem-solving skills, Supply Chain Management MBA graduates may find careers in purchasing, logistics, and consulting at the managerial and executive levels.

To learn more about what an MBA in Supply Chain Management involves, access information regarding MBA classes and courses, MBA program details and more.

Supply Chain Management MBA Courses

(9 credits, each course is 3 credits)

To achieve your MBA in Supply Chain Management, you must complete these three courses of the MBA in Supply Chain Management specialization in addition to the core MBA courses.

BUS 631 Integrated Supply Chain Management
Study and analysis of supply chain management for products/services and the dynamic interaction of companies within an integrated supply chain. Topics include factors guiding companies' supply chain development and management; Technology as a supply chain tool; Positioning of a company in terms of its role as a valuable member of the supply chain; and, performance measures used across the supply chain.

BUS 632 Advanced Logistics
This course provides an overview of current logistics and distribution practices intended to advance current knowledge. Students should gain an understanding of the significant components of logistics management and the dynamics of what is considered best practice. Focuses on the complexities associated with the integrated flow of raw materials, in-process goods, finished goods, and information from point-of-origin through the production process to the end consumer.

BUS 698 Supply Chain Strategic Management
This covers addresses the strategic implications of sourcing and supplier relationships in the context of supply chain management. Critical elements including identifying and selecting suppliers, negotiating contract terms and conditions, implementing contracts, and measuring performance in the context of the organization's strategic plans are covered. Practical examples of sourcing excellence are provided.

If this online MBA specialization fits your personal goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.